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Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Christmas has come and gone and New Years is coming. Because of this there is a bit of MMA activity this week: Previews Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosts an event at the Saitama Super Arena on December 29 broadcast on MMA Fighting: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović vs. United States Muhammed Lawal Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito vs. Japan Tsuyoshi Kohsaka Openweight Grand-Prix

Top 10 MMA Welterweights: June 2016

Note Tyron Woodley is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (5/29/16) 1) Robbie Lawler (1)  Robbie Lawler will be defending his title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. The question is whether Lawler will survive another war and Woodley is an opponent that cannot be taken lightly. 2) Stephen Thompson (4) Without a doubt, Stephen Thompson earned the

MMA Freak May 2016 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/10/16) 1) Dominick Cruz (1) – Will defend his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in Inglewood, CA on Sat, June 4th. 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Urijah Faber (4) 4) Marlon Moraes (6) 5) Renan Barao (3) tied 6) Raphael Assucano (N/A) tied 6) Bibiano Fernandez (5) 8) Thomas

Top 10 MMA Welterweights: January 2016

Nick Diaz, Rousimar Palhares, Hector Lombard, Tares Saffiedine and Rick Story are ineligible for ranks: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (12/11/15) 1) Robbie Lawler (1) Robbie Lawler fought a very close fight with Carlos Condit which many feel Condit won at UFC 195 on January 2nd. There’s a number of rumors as to who Lawler will fight next including Nick Diaz and Tyron Woodley. 2) Johny Hendricks (2) Following a weight cut scare, Johny Hendricks will be fighting Stephen Thompson at UFC 196 on

MMA Freak August 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity or suspension: Anderson Silva, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, George Roop, Brian Bowles, and Michael McDonald. Top 10 Bantamweights (6/1/15) 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) 2) Renan Barao (2) 3) Dominick Cruz (3) 4) Raphael Assuncao (4) 5) Urijah Faber (5) 6) Bibiano